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UTILIZING VULNERABILITY – A CONVERSATION WITH BERT MCCRACKEN OF THE USED

     It was a huge day in Philadelphia, PA last Thursday. One of the biggest bands in the world, The Used, were in town for an exclusive in-store signing and acoustic performance. Just a week earlier, The Used released their much-anticipated 5th studio album, Vulnerable. It’s the band’s first release on their own label, Anger Music Group, in conjunction with Hopeless Records. Merely two hours… Continue reading

A Flash Flood of Metal: Rou Reynolds and Chris Batten of Enter Shikari

A Flash Flood of Metal: Rou Reynolds and Chris Batten of Enter Shikari      Enter the new New Wave of British Heavy Metal: Enter Shikari. Hailing from England, Enter Shikari exploded onto the post-hardcore scene with a fresh mix of metal, industrial, and hardcore. Combining many elements, the guys from Enter Shikari join a small group of today’s hard rock groups that… Continue reading

Nobody Moves ‘Till Boots Says Go – Boots Riley of Street Sweeper Social Club and The Coup

Nobody Moves ‘Till Boots Says Go – Boots Riley of Street Sweeper Social Club and The Coup      It was a landmark night at the legendary Blockley in Philadelphia, PA. Boots Riley, one of the greatest music artists of a generation, was in the house with his band, The Coup. Boots, best known for his political and socially relevant lyrics,… Continue reading

ENTER THE TEMPLE OF ROCK WITH MICHAEL SCHENKER (SCORPIONS, UFO)

 This week, I caught up with guitar virtuoso Michael Schenker on his U.S. Tour. Schenker is a legendary guitarist, considered to be ahead of his time and very influential. At the age of 17, he joined his brother Rudolf in heavy metal monsters Scorpions. In 1973, the Scorpions toured in support of UFO. Schenker was offered the lead guitar spot… Continue reading

A Long-Awaited Interview with Reed Mullin of Corrosion of Conformity

A Long-Awaited Interview with Reed Mullin of Corrosion of Conformity      It was a landmark night at the Gramercy Theatre in New York City. All eyes in the music world were on the legendary Corrosion of Conformity as they kicked off their 2012 tour. The tour is in support of their long-awaited 8th studio album (3 of which… Continue reading